Driver overcorrected on I-70 and hit another vehicle

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A male driver was injured when he was hit in his 2012 Chevrolet Malibu by a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt and then collided with the median on I-70 Wednesday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

Dontek Benard, 28, was driving near Bermuda Avenue at 5:45 p.m. when the Cobalt started to veer off the right side of the road. The driver of the Cobalt tried to correct their mistake but hit the Malibu. The force of the collision drove Benard into the concrete median.

Benard sustained moderated injuries and was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital.

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